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2019 RCI Convention and Trade Show

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2019 International Convention and Trade Show

March 14-19, 2019

Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Orlando, FL

Visit us at booth #321 at this year’s RCI Convention and Trade Show. Check out what’s new during our Demo!

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Saturday, March 16 | 1:30 PM  – 3:15 PM


Jamie Hyneman is best known as host and executive producer of Discovery Channel’s long-running series Mythbusters.

Jamie’s extensive experience as a contingency planner, while not specialized in construction related areas, has given him a unique insight into how to spot potential problems before they occur. As everyone in the industry knows, construction mistakes can be hugely expensive and a big problem when they happen. Given that each project is contextually impacted and somewhat unique, Hyneman notes,”It’s not about the stuff that you know you have to worry about that’s the problem, it’s about the stuff you don’t know you’re going to have to worry about. You can’t plan for something you don’t know about. You have to hunt for it.”

Needless to say, Jamie understands and has lived through the title of his presentation, “When Things Go Seriously Wrong.”

His film effects work and the intense experimentation he did on testing unusual and dangerous situations on Mythbusters was both figuratively (and literally, at times) a trial by fire, and was a fantastic education. As a result, Jamie considers himself as a bonafide contingency planning expert.

Now that the series is concluded, Jamie has been producing a string of novel devices—some for the military, some for private entities, and some just for fun. Jamie recently started consulting on 3-D house printing for refugees, as well as working with an aerospace company on cost-reduction strategies for getting things into space. Most of the time, Jamie spends his time in his shop, M5 Industries Inc. in San Francisco.

Trade Show, Grand Opening and Reception

Saturday, March 16 | 3:15 PM – 7:15 PM

Discover the latest products and services on display by exhibitors and sponsors. Live product demonstrations will occur each day. There will be a complimentary reception on Saturday and a full breakfast buffet on Sunday.
CEHs for Attending the RCI Trade Show.
Attendees will earn 2.0 CEHs for spending up to four hours on the trade show floor. Attendees who spend more than four hours at the trade show will receive 3.0 CEHs.

Be sure to visit the display of the RCI Document Competition winners during both days of the trade show. Competition categories include small projects, large projects,special reports, and reports.

Trade Show, Full Breakfast Buffet, & Cash Prizes

Sunday, March 17 | 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Be there Sunday morning for a hearty breakfast and a chance to win cash prizes!

Attendees who place a completed form in the prize drum at the trade show will be eligible for cash prize drawings. You must be present to win, and you may win multiple times.

Johns Manville Demo

Sunday, March 17 — 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

Featuring JM EPDM R FIT (MF) and GoBoard® Structural Sheathing

Awards Luncheon

Sunday, March 17 | 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

Don’t miss this celebratory gathering as RCI, Inc. recognizes its outstanding members and volunteers. Support your peers and enjoy the camaraderie at this delicious luncheon.

Discover the history of and previous recipients of the RCI, Inc. awards: Herbert Busching Award | William C. Correll Award | Michael DeFrancesco Award | Richard M. Horowitz Memorial Award | Lifetime Achievement Award

RCI Foundations’ Reception and Event — Get Your Green On

Sunday, March 17 | 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

All attendees are encouraged to attend the combined fund-raiser for the United States and Canadian RCI Foundations. There will be live and silent auctions, a 50/50 raffle, and door prizes.

RCI Foundations Auction Item Donation Form – USA and Canadian RCI Foundations

Annual Meeting of the Members (Luncheon)

Monday, March 18 | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM 

This is the RCI members’ business meeting and annual election. Members sit down for a meal to discuss RCI business and select leaders for the upcoming year. Boxed lunches will be served.

President’s Reception and Annual Banquet

Monday, March 18 | 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM (Reception)
Monday, March 18 | 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM (Banquet)

A celebration and finale of the convention. Here’s your chance to reminisce with fellow members over a sumptuous meal and enjoy lively entertainment.

Annual Banquet Entertainment – Volcano Joe and the Hot Lava Band

Remember the best party you’ve ever been to? That little beach bar where you kicked off your shoes, sipped on fruity rum drinks, and danced till dawn while the band played your favorite songs from Jimmy Buffett, The Beach Boys, and all the other great party songs from today’s top hits to classic rock ‘n’ roll to shagging music from the 60’s and 7O’s? Well, you can recreate that feeling again with America’s #1 beach band.

Since 1998, this dynamic seven-piece band has been the go-to act for the country’s finest beach parties. From Maui to Bermuda, from Cancun to Puerto Rico, the Bahamas and Nevis, and of course, all across the state of Florida, Volcano Joe is the #1 choice for beach entertainment in corporate America!

With a killer four-piece rhythm section, outstanding male and female vocalists, and a one-of-a-kind onstage bartender (DJ), this band offers four hours of continuous entertainment. From the perfect tropical music during dinner, to the rocking dance party after, Volcano Joe doesn’t just stand on stage and play. No! They involve the audience with a variety of interactive events that guarantee everyone in the house will have a great time! Throughout the evening guests will:

  • Play beach ball volleyball on the dance floor

  • Be a star as RCI’s #1 conch blower!

  • Participate in the world’s biggest hula hoop contest

  • Crown the king and queen of the Twist

  • Be a part of a world-class conga line

  • Limbo till you drop

So plan on wastin away in Margaritaville while Volcano Joe and the Hot Lava Band treat you to an evening of casual entertainment, Key West style!

Earlier Event: March 6
Roofing Institute - EPDM
Later Event: March 26
Roofing Institute - BUR/SBS/APP